Cut and Paste: The Art of Chine Collé • PMTJ181L01

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Class Name :

Cut and Paste: The Art of Chine Collé • PMTJ181L01

Class Date :

April 03 - May 01

Meeting Times :

Tue 9am-noon (5 sessions)

Class Location :

Printmaking Studio

Instructor :

Taylor Johnson

Price :



About this Class:

Explore the basics of chine collé, including methods of gluing and printing with traditional Japanese papers. Students will also be encouraged to experiment with collage, layering, and found paper ephemera to create unique prints. This is an introductory course, and no previous experience is required. The course has a lot to offer for more experienced members as well, who are welcome to bring in existing plates to work with.

This class will visit the museum galleries to study the collection for inspiration.

Supply List:
Nori paste

PVA glue

Several small containers for water/paste

Various wide/flat paintbrushes

Small copper plate


Drypoint tool/etching needle

X-acto blades with handle, #11 or #16



Rubber/nitrile gloves (optional)

Spray bottle

Blue painter’s tape

Wax paper


Paper towels

Japanese papers – variety of fibers/weights

Heavy printmaking papers – Rives BFK, Arches

Other paper ephemera – old book pages, maps, recycled prints, newspaper, magazine pages, photos, etc.

(optional) Botanical objects – leaves, feathers, dried flowers

Clean large sponge

Polyester lithography plate


Artwork by Taylor Johnson

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